Not all conventional wisdom is good, nor does all of it hold up as times change. We're all trying to get ahead in life - we want to look good, feel good, and climb the ladder to success. However, some of the career advice you typically see should be taken with a grain of salt. For example, job hopping has always been considered a bad thing, leaving employers trying to piece … [Read more...] about The worst career advice
Looking for a way to get the word out that you're awesome and worth knowing (and hiring) without sounding full of yourself? This is the article for you. When you understand the value of self-promotion, you realize that it's not necessarily all about you, it's about what you can bring to the team. Focus on the facts, rather than communicate in generalities (such as calling … [Read more...] about Self promotion for success
Think of yourself as if you're a business. You want people to look at you and recognize your brand. You provide certain skills and services, and you have values. You want people to understand who you are and what you do. This is your personal brand, and it's a key to personal success. The Internet helps you create your personal brand in a big way. Every profile you set up is … [Read more...] about Companies have brands, and so do you
Your personal brand affects how people see you, so it is advantageous to refine it so you're projecting your best image possible. These three tips will get you started. First, take control of your personal brand. Understand what it is and what it can do for you. Then update your presence online so it reflects how you want to be seen. From there, start spreading the word and … [Read more...] about How to develop a “personal brand”
Do people smile because they're happy, or are they happy because they smile? Happiness and success mean different things to different people, but we're all seeking our own versions of it. The simple act of smiling a healthy, charismatic smile can make a huge difference on our individual roads to success. Human beings are emotional animals. We respond positively when other … [Read more...] about Your smile is more important than you think
When you think of success, what do you think of? Riches, wealth, prosperity? It turns out most Americans consider attaining personal goals and nurturing relationships to be better gauges of personal success, not lots of money. However, succeeding at being healthy could be the most important measurement of success you can attain. While it's true that you're appearance can … [Read more...] about How do you measure success?